Results in Atlanta mayor’s race certified, Norwood to request recount

December 5, 2017 Atlanta: Mary Norwood makes a statement as she arrives for her election night party at the Park Tavern in the Atlanta mayoral runoff on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, in Atlanta.  Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com

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December 5, 2017 Atlanta: Mary Norwood makes a statement as she arrives for her election night party at the Park Tavern in the Atlanta mayoral runoff on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com

Keisha Lance Bottoms’s victory over Mary Norwood in the Atlanta mayor’s race was officially certified on Monday morning by the Fulton County Board of Registration and Elections.

Norwood lost by 759 votes. Norwood, who attended the board’s meeting, said she would seek a recount. State law provides her with two business days to make that request.

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